Category Archives: My Creative Pieces

Experimental Etching with Tony Ameneiro: Prints 1

Print series 1 Source material as inspiration: I chose this picture of bone calcification and zoomed into the detail. Drawing the design: After several small sketches I redrew my design to full size. Transferring the image: A zinc sheet was … Continue reading

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Experimental Etching with Tony Ameneiro: Source material

Several days printing, in a residential retreat, with tutor Tony Ameneiro and 9 other keen printmakers was a great way to spend last week, and super stimulating. Having no idea what his take on etching was and what materials we … Continue reading

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Monoprinting from nature: progressive printing

This is not something I’ve done much of in the past as I lean more towards ‘manufactured’ shapes and abstract designs but as I’ve been saving and drying some plant material it seemed like a good opportunity to put them … Continue reading

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Printing: A small aside

It’s never too late to complete a project.  You just have to become a hoarder and never discard anything. Some considerable time ago, using the back-drawing monoprinting technique, I produced some small pieces which I went on to embellish with … Continue reading

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Connections Project – New prints & ideas

Continuing experimentation My last post described how I’m moving more towards connections & connectivity and away from circuitry.  In a break from the very sharp, semi-abstract patterning I’ve produced so far I created a word list to help me find … Continue reading

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Connections & Circuits Project – First waste prints

I thought I would show a few of the waste prints resulting from mask preparation, colour reduction when ghost printing is required and some negative imagery.  These are the building blocks for the prints I posted in my blog yesterday. … Continue reading

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Connections & Circuits Project – First prints

I’ve been very quiet on my blog while working through my first print designs.  Several things have happened over recent weeks which are pushing this project in a slightly different direction than intended. The theme of circuits and circuitry is … Continue reading

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